Asking Queries about Frames

  title={Asking Queries about Frames},
  author={Alexander Borgida and Deborah L. McGuinness},
  booktitle={Description Logics},
Frame-based knowledge representation and reasoning systems typically provide procedural interfaces for asking about properties of individuals and concepts. We propose an alternative declarative approach that extends standard interface functionality by supporting selective viewing of components of complex objects. Instead of just returning sets of individuals, our queries match concepts and filleted fragments of descriptions. The query language is an extended form of the language used to… CONTINUE READING
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